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Auto refresh a Tableau Dashboard without Embedding
March 21, 2017
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I was casually sitting at my desk writing my first ever blog entry here when Tamás Földi walked past my desk. He asked me how much I know about Tableau and JavaScript, because he has a cool idea which he didn’t really manage to find the time to implement yet. He quickly briefed me into […]
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Tableau Save as Previous Version feature
February 20, 2017
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Tableau Software is an R&D heavy company, they’re just continuously throwing new features and releasing new versions. But what if some of our colleagues or clients are still not upgraded to the latest Tableau Desktop version? How can we share our superb new workbook? XML Hacking? Jeff’s converter tool? Forget all. Tableau Desktop can do […]
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Building Faster Dashboards by Understanding Tableau Server
October 25, 2016
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Two weeks ago I was lucky enough to visit some of my new and old customers in the sunny Bay Area. To make it more interesting I opted for a short presentation at Netflix to talk about Tableau Server Architecture, Abstract Query Caching and Fusion plus dashboard optimisation. I was super jetlagged but still I […]
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Tableau JavaScript API without Embedding
August 29, 2016
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One of the biggest myths of Tableau Javascript API is that you cannot use it inside Tableau Server. Some says that you need to embed your workbooks into external sites to leverage Javascript API. Well, don’t believe them since Tableau JS API works flawlessly in Tableau Server Vizportal with any workbook without any with some minor […]
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My Tableau Zen Master Nominees for 2016-2017
July 27, 2016
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This year is passing so fast we are already around that time when we nominate those who made exceptional contribution to the Tableau community. Just like last year, when all of my favorites were honoured to be Zen Masters, I’ll introduce you my current nominees. This year the two guys who I learned the most from, […]
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Tableau JavaScript API in Practice: My Chess Game Tutorial
July 25, 2016
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In this short tutorial I will go thru the basic steps of creating a project that uses Tableau JavaScript API. My intent is to show non-developers how the typical implementation workflow looks like. Obviously, there are multiple ways to achieve the same goals but the way of implementing new web applications is pretty much the […]
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Tableau Chess: Interactive Chess game using Tableau JS API
July 22, 2016
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No doubt that chess is one of my favourite game. It’s more than 15 centuries old but still fresh and enjoyable. Also no doubt that my favourite data visualization tool is Tableau so why not mix these two together? That’s the motivation of my new Tableau game, the Tableau Chess that is running entirely in a Tableau Public workbook […]
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Tableau to Excel: our free Tableau Extractor tool
April 23, 2016
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Educating users and customers is not an easy task. Visual analytics always beats boring tabular reports but sometimes people still want their hundred megabytes multitab excel files. We all know that guy who begs for crosstab excel export from his favourite Tableau dashboard. No worries, we have a solution for for him and you. Tableau […]
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Version Control: Revision History in Tableau 9.3
March 20, 2016
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Prior to Tableau Server 9.3 Version Control and Revision History were one of the most wanted Server features. During the Developers on Stage presentation at TC15 (nah that was a party) I saw this new feature show cased and it was like “yes, this is what we need exactly“. Something what even the end users can use: […]
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Refreshing Server Extracts from Command Line – The Two Approaches
March 6, 2016
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I see several questions related to refreshing a data source or workbook on a remote Tableau Server. The rules are easy, we have two different tools that are working pretty differently. Let’s see what the differences and when to use each tool. Tableau Data Extract Command-Line Utility This is a command-line utility that comes with Tableau […]